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    what are the symptoms of type 1 diabetes in toddlers

    Extreme weakness, dehydration, Increased urination, Abdominal pain, Nausea.
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    How long does it take for a blood test to come back?

    It takes around 24 hours.
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    How are external and internal respiration different?

    External respiration occurs in the lungs where oxygen diffuses into the blood and carbon dioxide diffuses into the alveolar air. Internal respiration occurs in the metabolizing tissues, where oxygen diffuses out of the blood and carbon dioxide diffuses out of the cells.
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    what is the difference between ecchymosis and purpura

    Purpura is a smaller lesion as compared to Ecchymosis. The discolorations are usually small measuring anywhere between 3mm to 10 mm and have more distinct borders. Ecchymosis lesions are larger than the purpura and are more than 1cm diameters with more diffuse borders as compared to purpura.
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    what does it mean when your sweat smells like ammonia?

    The key to ammonia in urine and sweat is the nitrogen. There is a positive nitrogen balance in these people.
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    what is the difference between ecchymosis and erythema

    The difference between erythema and ecchymosis is that erythema is abnormal redness and inflammation of the skin, due to vasodilation while ecchymosis is a skin discoloration caused by bleeding underneath the skin; a bruise.
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    what is the difference between ecchymosis and bruising

    Ecchymosis is a purple or red, nonblanching discoloration of the skin due to leakage of red blood cells from small ruptured blood vessels. A hematoma is a collection or pocket of blood in the tissues.
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    what is the difference between hematoma and ecchymosis

    Hematomas are swellings and has more of a three dimensional character to it, while ecchymoses are flat.
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    What happens when you have a low red blood cell count?

    A few symptoms are Weakness or fatigue, Lack of energy, Paleness
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    What does it mean to have a high bun creatinine ratio?

    An increased ratio may be due to a condition that causes a decrease in the flow of blood to the kidneys, such as congestive heart failure or dehydration.
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    How many different types of sleep disorders are there?

    Sleep disorders are classified into three major categories: lack of sleep (e.g., insomnia), disturbed sleep (e.g., sleep apnea, REM sleep behavior disorder, restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder), and excessive sleep (e.g., narcolepsy).
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    can you get pregnant if fingered with sperm on fingers

    Fingering with sperms is highly unlikely to cause a pregnacy. As the sperm implants the ovum, a pregnancy occurs.
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    what is the difference between petechiae and ecchymosis

    petechiae is small sized(pinpoint areas) and ecchymoses has a bigger size.
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    How many types of diabetes are there and what are they?

    around 2-5. Type 1, 2, gestational diabetes and LADA are polygenic, Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) and Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus (NDM).
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    How long does it take to get results from a blood test?

    Depending on the test performed, most tests are completed and reported to your ordering healthcare provider within about 24 hours of receiving the sample for testing. Certain tests take several days to weeks.